Tomorrow's Crises Today: The Humanitarian Impact of Urbanisation
Tomorrow's Crises Today : The humanitarian impact of urbanization" explores the effect of living in today's cities has on the millions of people who already live in metropolises, and those who are daily being drawn into them from the countryside - by the millions. Using 10 cities from around the world as illustrations of different crises that face today's urban poor, this new publication seeks to emphasize the urgent needs of many in the city.
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Welcome to the Urban Revolution: How Cities Are Changing the World
Limited preview - 2010
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